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The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown
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Thrown by Kerry Howley
Thrown
by Kerry Howley (Goodreads Author)
read in June, 2016
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Delightful.

I love books where a bookish, nerdy writer gets WAYYY too involved in a violent pastime. Like "Among the Thugs", or Liebling's "The Sweet Science", or "The Joy of Sumo: A Fan's Notes" (although for whatever reason, "A Fan's Notes" by Frede
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Red Lightning by John Varley
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Perfectly fine, solid, sci fi grafted to coming of age book. But: lost it for a week with 30 pp to go and I forgot all about it. Fun, forgettable. Once the disasters are over, a lot less interesting.
Gone with the Mind by Mark Leyner
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“Fuck everyone who said I was too paradoxical a hybrid of arrogant narcissism and vulnerable naiveté to suc
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Gone with the Mind by Mark Leyner
Gone with the Mind
by Mark Leyner
read in June, 2016
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There is a small group of writers that I love who are just smart, and not afraid to use language in a way that keeps them from becoming popular. Too strange, too disrespectful, too alienating, too much ugliness, too many big words, tone shifts crazil ...more
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The Peripheral by William Gibson
The Peripheral
by William Gibson
read in June, 2016
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It took a while to get going. Super short chapters from alternating characters didn't give me quite enough to dig into.

Then, it was going and it was great: the science fiction concepts created this great, mournful universe where terrible things are
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Redshirts by John Scalzi
Redshirts
by John Scalzi (Goodreads Author)
read in June, 2016
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Fun premise. Treats the meta nature of the premise pretty well. Gets meta meta towards the end; too bad, it's most fun when it's making fun of Star Trek. But it's going for something meaningful, not just for laffs. Ah well. I like laffs.
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The Fireman by Joe Hill
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A Burglar's Guide to the City by Geoff Manaugh
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The North Water by Ian McGuire
The North Water
by Ian McGuire (Goodreads Author)
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